Top
10
Doctor insights on: Burning Fissured Tongue

Share
1

1
Burning tongue with red patches and deep fissure down the middle. Burn has gone on for 9 weeks?

Burning tongue with red patches and deep fissure down the middle.  Burn has gone on for 9 weeks?

Burning Tongue Syndr: BMS is a chronic orofacial pain disorder that is defined by the International Association Study of Pain as "a burning pain in the tongue or other mucous membranes." Despite continuing research, there is no consensus on cause, pathogenesis, or even the definition of BMS. see Orofacial Pain specialist for pain management. They are the experts in BMS. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

Fissure (Definition)

Grooves or clefts in various anatomical structures such as the brain (transverse fissure between cerebrum & cerebellum), the skull (sphenoidal fissure), the liver (for the ligamentum teres), the lung (oblique fissure), the spinal cord (ventral median fissure), or other structures such as the palpebral fissure between upper & lower eyelids. Can also be a tear in a structure ...Read more


4

4
What are some remedies/cures for burning tongue syndrome?

Biotene: Try a mouthwash called biotene. It is intended to help with dry mouth. If not better, see your physician. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
In fissured tongue do the cracks stay there or move around?

They don't move: Fissured tongue (also known as 'scrotal tongue, ' 'lingua plicata, ' 'plicated tongue, ' and 'furrowed tongue' is a benign condition characterized by deep grooves (fissures) in the dorsum of the tongue. Although these grooves may look unsettling, the condition is usually painless. Some individuals may complain of an associated burning sensation however it is benign. ...Read more

6

6
Does geographic tongue usually turn into a fissured tongue?

No: While both situations involve the tongue, they do not appear to be related. Fissured tongue is an anatomic variant. Geographic tongue involves desquamation or surface sloughing of the top layer of the tongue. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Crohn's disease - is it common for someone to have a fissured tongue?

Uncommon: Oral manifestations of Crohn's disease are less common than intestinal manifestations. However anywhere in the lips, mouth, tongue, or back of the throat can be affected. If you truly have oral manifestations of Crohn's I would make certain you are on strong enough medication for your disease. Some of the oral manifestations can cause serious infections or even disfigurement. ...Read more

8

8
Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes fissures on your tongue?

Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes fissures on your tongue?

Fissured tongue: This is usually a variation of normal and requires no treatment other than extra care to keep it clean with a tongue scraper or a tooth brush used on a daily basis. If you have any other problems or questions, you should see an oral surgeon for a consultation. ...Read more

9

9
How to heal dry, chalky tongue that has a constant burning sensation for 3 weeks?

How to heal dry, chalky tongue that has a constant burning sensation for 3 weeks?

Need Consultation: Talk to your physician as this is a symptom of some systemic problems your doctor needs to treat you for. ...Read more

10

10
For 16 years my wife has suffered with a burning sensation in her tongue. What should we do?

For 16 years my wife has suffered with a burning sensation in her tongue. What should we do?

She may be suffering: From a condition known as burning mouth syndrome. There are no understood causes. Post menopausal women seem to be more affected. Treatments are guesswork. Have your pcp check for anemia, vit b defiency, etc w blood test . Read more at: http://www.Aaomp.Org/public/docs/burning-mouth.Pdf. ...Read more